Manulife Investments Announces Quarterly Distribution for Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust and Oil Sands Sector Fund

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TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Manulife Investments has announced quarterly distributions for the Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust and Oil Sands Sector Fund.

Oil Sands Sector Fund (TSX: OSF.UN) A quarterly cash distribution in the amount of $0.125 per unit of the Fund will be paid on January 15, 2014 to unitholders of record as of December 31, 2013. A unitholder who has continually held units since inception will have received a total of $3.875 per unit as of the payment date.

Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust (TSX: CIW.UN) A quarterly cash distribution in the amount of $0.05 per unit of the Fund will be paid on January 15, 2014 to unitholders of record as of December 31, 2013. A unitholder who has continually held units since inception will have received a total of $1.81 per unit as of the payment date.

For more information, visit www.manulife.ca/investments.

About Manulife Investments
Manulife Investments is the brand name describing certain Canadian subsidiaries and operating divisions of Manulife Financial Corporation that offer personal wealth management products and services in Canada. As one of Canada's leading integrated financial services providers, Manulife Investments offers a variety of products and services including segregated fund contracts, mutual funds, annuities, guaranteed interest contracts and structured products. Manulife Structured Products are managed by Manulife Asset Management Limited.

About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Clients look to Manulife for strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management products and services to millions of clients. We also provide asset management services to institutional customers. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$575 billion (US$559 billion) as at September 30, 2013. The Company operates as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States.

Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet at manulife.com.

SOURCE: Manulife Financial Corporation

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Media contact: 
Brooke Tucker-Reid
Manulife Financial
416-434-0635
Brooke_Tucker-Reid@manulife.com


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